Tag: Virat Kohli

IPL 2017: Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad Analysis
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IPL 2017: Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad Analysis

For one last time but not for the first time, Royal Challengers Bangalore will enter into the resplendent IPL tournament as among favorites with this core squad, as contracts are going to expire and fresh auctions to be held next year. RCB’s IPL itinerary has been that of a roller coaster, from being on the...

When Kohli invented the Virat Jab
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When Kohli invented the Virat Jab

When Mushtaq Mohammad, the former right handed Pakistani player who represented Northamptonshire in English country cricket, happened to play the reverse sweep for the very first time during a match against Middlesex, it would hardly have occurred to him that his innovation would go on to become a potent weapon in the arsenal of modern...

Jadhav and Kohli guide India home after collapse
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Jadhav and Kohli guide India home after collapse

Another chase. Another collapse. Another win. The success formulae of team India has followed a similar script in recent times and when they locked horns against a determined English side in Pune for the first of three One Day Internationals, it was Virat Kohli again who had to take the reins into his own hands....

Can England make a comeback against resurgent India?
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Can England make a comeback against resurgent India?

After a resurgent series win last month that saw them conquering the top spot in the test rankings, team India will look to replicate their success against rivals England when they meet on Sunday for the first of three ODIs. With Mahendra Singh Dhoni giving up his role as captain of the limited overs side,...

The phenomenon that is Virat Kohli
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The phenomenon that is Virat Kohli

It was a lousy evening, eight years down the memory lane when a rusty looking bloke led a young team of talented individuals to a U-19 World Cup Triumph in Malaysia. Virat Kohli was the third highest run-scorer in that tournament with one century against his name but what stood out for many, was the...

Guide to Team India’s T20 World Cup Glory
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Guide to Team India’s T20 World Cup Glory

September 24, 2007, will forever be remembered as the day 15 young cricketers from India led by their flamboyant Captain, changed the face of Indian cricket forever, by winning the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup. India’s young brigade of next generation cricketers played a fearless and energetic brand of cricket and took on...

CHE Pujara: The answer to Indian Cricket’s questions
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CHE Pujara: The answer to Indian Cricket’s questions

A synonymous relation of class and patience is a rarity in the 21st century. In simpler words, finding the traits of talent and patience in a single person can be a tiring session of disappointment. The game of cricket has seen gentlemen with exuberance and class come up with knocks that required the hard grind...

MS Dhoni: The Lost Talisman
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MS Dhoni: The Lost Talisman

When a relatively unknown wicketkeeper-batsman with a flowing mane of hair entered the international arena on 23rd December 2004 in an ODI against Bangladesh, nobody would have anticipated the role of this small town boy in the future of Indian cricket. Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have had a forgettable debut against Bangladesh where he was...

IPL 2015 Allstar XI
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IPL 2015 Allstar XI

IPL 2015 was another glorious season of high vintage matches and some last ball thrillers where the better or rather, the luckier teams prevailed. Sponsors have possibly got their money’s worth and so, have the spectators. Each of the franchisees has possibly managed to earn a plausible amount of profit that should keep them happy...

What’s the way forward for the Indian Cricket Team?
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What’s the way forward for the Indian Cricket Team?

The World Cup has gone by, about two months ago and the Pepsi Indian Premier League 2015 is nearing an end. Duncan Fletcher has finally departed after four bitter-sweet years and the BCCI has appointed 3 former greats, to select a coach for the beloved Indian Cricket Team. Some serious action awaits the average fan...